Four books, all published by Ventura Press and distributed by Simon + Schuster

Here’s some info on the books I have been involved in creating, these were all written and published between 2001 – 2013.



If you are experiencing anxiety or depression as a parent, or if you know someone who is, we wrote this book for you.

You’ll find expert advice plus heart-warming stories of recovery from PND.

Beyond the Baby Blues- the Complete Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Handbook  is a comprehensive Australian resource guide covering perinatal anxiety and depression.

Readers will hear the voices both of individuals and families affected and the professionals who treat and care for them.

This book is supportive and encouraging, it is both deeply personal and yet steeped in science.

Read more about Beyond The Baby Blues or buy the book here.

I co-authored the first edition of this book, published 2008. This brand new edition is co-authored by Benison O’Reilly and Kathryn Wicks.

The Australian Autism Handbook, while being factual, practical, and science-based, is, at its heart, a comforting and guiding hand for parents facing a very daunting challenge — raising a child on the autism spectrum.

Find the authors on the Australian Autism Handbook Facebook page here.

Buy the book from Booktopia here.

The Top 50 foods to boost health and vitality

If you’re ready to supercharge your diet, this is the book for you.

The Top 50 most nutrient dense foods are listed, with notes on buying, storing and preparing them.

It’s handbag-sized, yet packed with essential information.

Find the book here.


Now out of print after three editions….the magnificent….

Sydney For Under Fives

Ah, my old favourite.  Three editions of Sydney For Under Fives, my first book, were published between 2000 and 2010.

The information lives on though in my blog, now named Hello Sydney Kids.